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Civic Education is Needed Now More than Ever

OpEd by Judge Marjorie O. Rendell, Advisory Board

With the advent of high-stakes testing as part of the policies of No Child Left Behind, civics — and social studies in general — has been pushed aside. Since these subjects are not being tested, even educators who may want to explore these topics have little time for them. For years, efforts to make the case for reintroducing civics education have fallen on deaf ears ... until now.

What the Holocaust Can Teach Lawyers Today

"How could the Holocaust happen?" Lawyers and the Holocaust, a Villanova Law course, asks this and many other questions as students examine the history and ethics of the legal profession in Germany prior to the ascension of the Nazi Party, and then during the Nazi period.

Professor Steven Chanenson Named LAPA Fellow at Princeton University

Steven Chanenson, Professor of Law, was recently named a fellow by the Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) at Princeton University for the 2019-2020 academic year. Chanenson was selected from a competitive interdisciplinary and international applicant for pool for the prestigious fellowship.

Events

Upcoming Events

Limits of Advocacy

Wednesday, October 19
12:30–1:30 p.m.
Laurence E. Hirsch '71 Classroom (Room 101)

 

Unexampled Courage: A Discussion with Judge Richard Gergel

Presented by the David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and Troutman Pepper with additional funding provided by the Charles Koch Foundation.

Monday, October 24
4:00–6:00 p.m.
Troutman Pepper, Philadelphia

1 Ethics CLE credit
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Past Events

Lewis H. Gold '62 Lecture on Ethics & Professional Responsibility, 3/31

"Ethical Reflections" presented by The Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell

Past Events

Democracy in the Balance: The Promise and Perils of Social Media

Presented by the David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance 

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

WATCH THE RECORDED WEBINAR

The Future of the President’s Pardon Power: 2021 Clemency Panel Series

The David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance jointly organized this event with the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, the Collateral Consequences Resource Center and the Federal Sentencing Reporter

September 14, 21 & 28, 2021

View the recordings from this series

 

Annual Villanova Law Review Norman J. Shachoy Symposium – "Practical Ethics in Corporate Law: The Science, Instruction and 'Real-World' Application"

Co-sponsored by The David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance

February 19, 2021
Virtual Event

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The Legacy of Nuremberg: 75 Years Later

Presented by The David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Greater Philadelphia Law Professors' Ethics Consortium

October 29, 2020
Virtual Event

Watch the recorded livestream

The Art and Science of Compliance

October 23, 2019
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

 

2019 ComplianceNet Conference on Business Ethics

Co-sponsored by The David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance and The John F. Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship

June 3-4, 2019
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

 

Lawyers and the Holocaust: An Ethical Exploration

Presented by The David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance in partnership with Cozen O'Connor

April 29, 2019
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law


Ethics in Action: Giving Voice to Values in the Law

March 29, 2019
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Mass Exoneration and Ethics

April 9, 2018
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Gov. Jon M. Huntsman Jr. “Ethics, Integrity and Civility (or the lack thereof) in Politics”

October 17, 2016

Watch recorded special event

 

The David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
299 N. Spring Mill Road
Villanova, PA 19085